Course Overview

This two-day course includes the most recent information and interpretation of the ISO 45001:2016 requirements. This course enables participants to acquire the necessary knowledge to support an organization in their process of transitioning to ISO 45001:2016 from OHSAS 18001:2007. Participants will learn the different components on how to plan and implement the transition to the new version of the standard. Moreover, the training course will also explore on the time frame of implementation and the influence on current processes.

Who should attend?

  • Senior management
  • Persons responsible for the OHSMS transition and meeting new requirements in their organization
  • Persons considering implementing a new Occupational Health and Safety Management System
  • ISO 45001 auditors and quality practitioners
  • Trainers and consultants
  • Operations personnel
  • Management representatives

Learning objectives

  • Understand the new structure of ISO 45001:2016
  • Learn about the advantages and disadvantages of ISO 45001:2016 as compared to OHSAS 18001:2007
  • Understand the goal, content and correlation between ISO 45001:2016 and OHSAS 18001:2007
  • Learn how to estimate the effort required to transit from OHSAS 18001:2007 to ISO 45001:2016 certification

Course Agenda

Day 1
  • Course objectives and structure
  • Standard framework
  • OH&S 18001 revision project
  • Overview of ISO/DIS 45001:2016
  • ISO/DIS 45001:2016 Context of the organization
  • ISO/DIS 45001:2016 Leadership
Day 2
  • ISO/DIS 45001:2016 Planning
  • ISO/DIS 45001:2016 Support
  • ISO/DIS 45001:2016 Operation
  • ISO/DIS 45001:2016 Performance evaluation
  • ISO/DIS 45001:2016 Improvement
  • Transition to ISO/DIS 45001:2016 certification
  • Closing the training


ISO 45001 Foundation Certification or a basic knowledge on the OHSAS 18001:2007 standard recommended

Educational approach

  • This training is based on both theory and practice
  • Sessions of lectures illustrated with examples based on real cases
  • Practical exercises based on a full case study including role playing and oral presentations
  • Review exercises to assist the exam preparation
  • Practice test similar to the certification exam

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